Open Technologies

XAuth – Mozilla webappstore.sqlite

If you are wondering where Firefox stores the token from XAuth (all localStorage data), the answer is in webappstore.sqlite in your profile folder. The main idea of the XAuth is that the declared token will be accessible only from the XAuth.org domain and you don’t have the opportunity to see what exacly has been saved…

XAuth basics and an example.

What is XAuth? XAuth is an open platform for extending authenticated user services across the web. Participating services generate a browser token for each of their users. Publishers can then recognize when site visitors are logged in to those online services and present them with meaningful, relevant options. Users can choose to authenticate directly from…